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VOL. 129 | NO. 229 | Monday, November 24, 2014

Delta Slashes More Memphis Flights

Delta Air Lines will dramatically reduce service at Memphis International Airport once again, delivering another blow to airline employees, local flyers and airport officials.

More Questions Than Answers

Tigers open home schedule with plenty of uncertainties

In the aftermath of the Memphis Tigers’ season-opening loss to Wichita State, new information has come to light:

AutoZone Shares Draw Interest From New Research Firms

The stock of Memphis-based AutoZone Inc. has picked up new coverage from a handful of investment firms in recent weeks that have assigned a range of ratings to the stock.

Incumbent Council Members Weighing Choices

The only open seat on the Memphis City Council in the 2011 city elections is once again an open seat going into the 2015 city elections.

Wharton Says Southbrook Mall Qualifies for Federal Bonds

The proposed renovation of Southbrook Mall is lurching back to life after months off the political radar screen.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
54°F
Cloudy
Wind: 22 mph
Humidity: 77%

EVENTS

Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America will honor Barbara and J.R. “Pitt” Hyde with a Distinguished Citizens Award at a ceremony Monday, Nov. 24, with a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Visit chickasaw.org/distinguishedcitizensawarddinner for tickets and more information.

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Raleigh Egypt High Dropped From ASD List

Raleigh-Egypt High School won’t be joining the state-run Achievement School District next school year.

I Choose Memphis: Philipp von Holtzendorff-Fehling

“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.

SMALL BUSINESS

One Stop Grows From Changing Church Base

In a city known for its churches and the culture of those churches, Betty Hobson has found a business model that shows just how broad and deep the influence of those churches can be.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Why Corporate Innovations Fail

Iliya Rybchin of the Highnote Foundry and formally of Bloomberg discusses where innovations break down in the corporate world. He was stronger than a good cup of coffee.

‘Creative Collisions’ and Memphis Startups

“We just closed a lead investor for our $1.5 million angel round,” said the entrepreneur, sipping a latte. “And we’d love to have you on board to help us round out the fundraise.”

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Poll: Employers Watching Insurance Costs Closely

Despite years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul, employers consider employee health insurance a priority. But new surveys suggest coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.

Amusement Parks Challenged By Home Entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

House GOP Sues Administration Over Health Care Law

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program.

White House: Immigration Steps Would Boost Wages

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a 10-year period.

EPA Delays Decision on Ethanol in Gas

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.

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